Skip to main content

About your Search

Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9
and this one at foggy bottom is surrounded because it is being replaced. it is boarded up and there is a big sign that says it is part of this project. it has been like that for most of the year. metro's latest report card is not getting high marks. it is due out today. dozens of escalators are out throughout the system this morning. the escalator problem came to light last october when the brakes failed at l'enfant plaza during the jon stewart sanity rally sending dozens of riders tumbling to the bottom. in may, the number of escalators out of service was 103 out of nearly 600 escalators. today, it is around 80. >> i wish they would invest the money in getting the things done faster. >> many of the 82 are out of service because we're rebuilding them, not because they're broken. >> reporter: well, there are other issues in this report card including metro police officers complaining that their radio service is working. sometimes, sometimes not. it is so bad some officers refuse to go to some stations when they have no radio service. that could be a big, huge safety issue. also some rail car
september 12th of this year. with big crowds expected, reservations are needed. you can do it online. >>> nasa wants to remind us the heads up on the low-flying air pollution monitoring flights. there will be a few between the beltway and baltimore. expect to see the planes flying low between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. >> also today, we expect to hear from president obama on the tense negotiations over the federal debt ceiling. >> the clock is ticking and bipartisan talks this weekend ended with no deal. >> surae chinn is live on capitol hill with an important story that affects every single one of us. surae? >> well, andrea, mike, the deadline is looming. anxiety on capitol hill. anxiety at the white house. the president will be speaking later on today at a press conference this morning. late last night at the white house, the president met with congressional leaders to hammer out a deal to lower the nation's deficit. they met for about an hour and a half. the president trying to push his plan to raise the $14.3 trillion and cut $4 trillion in spending in cuts to healthcare and social
night to the people who had lost it. now the big operation is to try to get things ready as quickly as possible on georgia avenue. that looks to be about 180 feet of pavement they'll have to get out of the way. then back fill properly and then pave. >> we're hopeful that it will be ready by this evening. >> we've noticed folks speeding through this area. what would you like to tell drivers coming on georgia avenue northbound? >> well, slow down. take it easy. we don't want you to be gawkers but we want you to slow down and respect the work our crews are doing on the other side. the last thing you need here is an accident in a work zone and just take it easy. >> thank you a.j. hudson with wssc. they'll be here for awhile. they're hoping by rush hour this evening. angie? >> thank you, surae reporting live from wheaton, maryland. what we're looking at now is the detour. the way to get around it. volume is still pretty light out here on randolph road. that's the way you're going to want to go. take randolph over to connecticut. that will take you to veirs mill road where you'll be able
's still time to get something big done. the president made it clear he wants to do something substantial. you know, when you look at in the past with agreements for divided government, it takes leadership on both sides. >> they are talking about cutting spending over the next 10 years, adding $6 trillion to the debt. the real deal to get us in balance would be an amendment to the constitution. without that, we will just talk to each other and run america in the ground. >> the plan for the balanced- budget amendment is expected to pass the house tomorrow but expected to fail in the senate. >>> a man accused of swapping identities in order to escape the u.s. marshals is due in court today. james brewer is accused killer. he reportedly switched i.d. bracelets with another prisoner at the holding facility in the dc superior court. the swap allowed him to walk away. he is accused of killing an elderly man last month. >>> an ocean city police officer is recovering after he was run over and drug by a car driven bay suspected drug dealer. the officer should be okay. it happened early saturday. p
already with the dew points jumping into the 70s. high pressure, big area of high pressure in the upper levels of the atmosphere bringing the heat and humidity on either side of that, we've got storms to talk about. don in the gulf of mexico. winds at 50 miles per hour. center is actually up here. i know this looks pretty impressive but the center is actually up here tracking to just north of brownsville the way it's looking and then on the northern edge of this ridge we've got storms in kansas and missouri. over toward illinois and then this severe thunderstorm watch box from detroit over to buffalo and erie. the storms will stay north and east of us for the most part today although late this afternoon, one or two of them could slip in here. 102 today, that would be a record. tonight the 7 #s to about 80. tomorrow not as hot or humid. 93 on sunday and look rain chances so low i actually removed them from the forecast. then next week, it's still hot and still talking about temperatures well up in the 90s. come on computer be my friend here. but wellup in the 90s. here we go. well up in
. but maybe other things. >> maybe other things. right now, no big deals because most construction has been delayed to allow people to get back to work easily today. the beltway is looking great. let's zoom into 270. take a live look if you're planning to head in, all the way down toward the beltway in rockville, you'll be fine. this time, zoom into the other side of town to the outer loop and take a live look as well. bit of volume at university boulevard coming around from 95 and college park. you're good to go as you head over to 270 this morning. now, a look at the travel times. if you're planning to head in on 66, 7100 to the beltway, toll road from hunter mill, only six minutes. beltway is looking good as you head up to the toll road, 13 minutes from 395. we'll take another look around town at 6:12. back to you guys. >>> thank you, monika. at the top of the hour, let's get to some of the stories happening today. first lady michelle obama will be at tonight's nationals game. she'll join military families as they're honored. a child of a military family will throw out the first pitch. >
've said let's do a big deal to reduce our debt and our deficit. by trillions of dollars. i've said i'm willing to make very tough spending cuts. i'm willing to make modifications to entitlements like medicare and medicaid. and i've said in return, let's make sure that folks like myself who have been extraordinarily blessed are contributing to the sacrifices that are necessary. >> the president is holding a news conference later this morning. he'll be talking about the ongoing debate and we'll bring you live coverage of the address it begin this is morning at 1:00 right here on news knew -- 11:00 right here on channel 9. >>> i extra drama at holy cross hospital in silver spring. they were evacuated from delivery suites after a fire broke out. it began around 11:15 last night. firefighters discovered flames on the outside to have building and -- of the building and smoke was coming in. an emergency plan went into effect. patients were moved to safe areas and no one was hurt and the hospital stayed open. the investigation into what started the fire is ongoing. >>> and montgomery county
with an s in front of it. it is just amazing. it is from this will take you anywhere. the big wheel in front has been reengineered so you can go over bumps and curbs. it has unbelievable reviews. so, from the scooter world, you'll love it. you have to go back to school in -- >> super cool. >> thanks so much, steve. >> my pleasure. thank you. >>> here's a look at what's still ahead in this hour of 9news now. >> in four minutes, time to buy local. learn more about a farm to table challenge that's happening this week in maryland. >> cybercrime doesn't pay. at 6:36, just how much cybercriminals are costing all of us. >> your tuesday forecast is coming up next. howard has that when 9news now returns. >>> you know, we've got drier air moving in. a little bit of fog in spots. that's going to burn up here in the next hour or so. 81 degrees by 9:00. noontime temp, 88. no problems. got a pool date or golf game, looking good. angie? >> thank you, howard. we're looking at maryland's 95 making the southbound trip. so far, so good. past laurel through beltsville, continuing on to the capit
not said anything about a suspect or a moi. >>> some big names are starting to line up against redskins owner dan snyder in his lawsuit against the washington city paper. >> among them, channel 9, aclu and ncr. they want the court to throw it out as frivolous. >> he believes the comments from anti-semitic. the city paper has stood by mckenna and his articles. brett haber asked snide fear one-on-one interview to talk about the suit. so far, mr. snyder has declined. >>> a montgomery county council is expected to cast its vinyl vote to give the police chief more power. the fraternal order of police contends the bill erodes protections for the officers. however, the measure would not affect the union's bargaining rights over wages or benefits. >>> pepco says it needs more leeway to trim trees on private property in order to maintain its service but montgomery county says not so fast! council members took pepco to task at a board meeting yesterday. it says pepco is too aggressive at trimming dead and grove grown trees. pepco says it needs to do that in order to prevent major out
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9